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A sustainable City of Växjö: A study in policy-making

Hajdari, Valmira LU (2013) STVK02 20122
Department of Political Science
Abstract (Swedish)
Starting out from the neo-pluralistic theory and advocacy coalition framework, this study has an ambition to identify which theory may explain the sustainable development in the City of Växjö. The first mentioned theory stipulates that business groups affect the policy by for instance lobbying politicians. The latter one focuses on the fact that actors create coalitions in order to impose their idea in
the policy. The study is being conducted by applying the theories on cases that illustrates implemented measures and targets. The conclusion of the analysis strengthens the explanatory power of the advocacy coalition framework. Further, the study also confirms that coalitions with different actors might result in improvement within the... (More)
Starting out from the neo-pluralistic theory and advocacy coalition framework, this study has an ambition to identify which theory may explain the sustainable development in the City of Växjö. The first mentioned theory stipulates that business groups affect the policy by for instance lobbying politicians. The latter one focuses on the fact that actors create coalitions in order to impose their idea in
the policy. The study is being conducted by applying the theories on cases that illustrates implemented measures and targets. The conclusion of the analysis strengthens the explanatory power of the advocacy coalition framework. Further, the study also confirms that coalitions with different actors might result in improvement within the given issues. (Less)
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author
Hajdari, Valmira LU
supervisor
organization
course
STVK02 20122
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
neo-pluralistic theory, the advocacy coalition framework, local politics, sustainable development, Växjö
language
English
id
3357808
date added to LUP
2013-02-05 14:33:12
date last changed
2013-02-05 14:33:12
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  abstract     = {Starting out from the neo-pluralistic theory and advocacy coalition framework, this study has an ambition to identify which theory may explain the sustainable development in the City of Växjö. The first mentioned theory stipulates that business groups affect the policy by for instance lobbying politicians. The latter one focuses on the fact that actors create coalitions in order to impose their idea in 
the policy. The study is being conducted by applying the theories on cases that illustrates implemented measures and targets. The conclusion of the analysis strengthens the explanatory power of the advocacy coalition framework. Further, the study also confirms that coalitions with different actors might result in improvement within the given issues.},
  author       = {Hajdari, Valmira},
  keyword      = {neo-pluralistic theory,the advocacy coalition framework,local politics,sustainable development,Växjö},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {A sustainable City of Växjö: A study in policy-making},
  year         = {2013},
}